Safety Lifting News

  • CH2M-designed Southern Delivery System Program earns industry excellence award

    Engineering News-Record selected Colorado Springs Utilities' Southern Delivery System Program as the recipient of the ENR Mountain States Best Projects Award in the Water/Environment Category. Projects were judged on design and construction quality, contribution to the community and the industry, and how they overcame unusual challenges through teamwork and ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • To the point about the safe operation of aerial work platforms

    Unsafe operation of aerial work platforms, also known as elevated work platforms (including boom lifts and scissor lifts), often has devastating consequences. Making sure these mobile and elevating work platforms are operated in a safe manner must be the operator's top priority. ...


    By ERI Safety Videos

  • Veolia to supply Customised Water Flood water treatment system module for Woodside FPSO offshore Western Australia in a multimillion US dollar contract

    Veolia, through its subsidiary VWS Westgarth. has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Aibel Singapore on behalf of Woodside Petroleum Ltd. for the supply of the Customised Water Flood water treatment system on the Ngujima-Yin Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility that will operate in Woodside's Greater Enfield Area Development fields, offshore northwest Australia. ...

  • Lifting is going wireles

    New wireless control technologies are being adopted by manufacturers and users of cranes and other lifting equipment. Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology Ltd explains the advantages and looks at how the field is developing. Most of us find it odd to look back five or ten years to when our home computers were tethered to the wall by a cable. Somehow we just accepted that the cable restricted the ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • BBA Pumps Introduces the New 700 mm - Ultra High Flow Pump

    It represents a manufacturing milestone of which we are extremely proud. With a pumping capacity of 130 m3/min (7800 m3/hour), this giant is the largest mobile pump produced in the history of BBA Pumps. In addition to the pump performance, the ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • To The Point About Preventing Back Injuries

    Improper lifting and poor posture can lead to a variety of painful back injuries. Practicing safe lifting techniques and maintaining neutral posture can prevent those injuries. This program explains how to lift and carry objects properly as well as how to maintain your back's natural "S" curve while sitting or standing. Topics include how back pain and injuries occur, proper lifting techniques, ...


    By ERI Safety Videos

  • BA150E pumps at work in hectic load-in load-out projects

    Ballast pumps are used for the filling and drainage of barges. They ensure the stability of the vessel, compensating for changes in the weight during the load-in or load-out of large objects (leveling). In addition, mobile ballast pumps are also used for salvage operations. During these specialized deployments speed, security, and expertise are of crucial importance. The ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Loading and unloading in less than two minutes!

    This is now a reality for a regional Dutch water board and made possible using the special Roll-On Roll-Off system under the new BA-C450S8 emergency pump unit. An extremely satisfied Jan van der Lingen of the Noorderkwartier district water board, states: “It's of vital importance to get the emergency pump equipment quickly to where it’s needed. That is why this system is ideal for us, ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Biological Wash Water Treatment for the Golf Industry

    ESD Waste2Water, Inc. manufactures a full array of Wash Water Treatment and Chemical Mix/Load Equipment to meet the Golf Industry best practices. Our Biological Wash Water Treatment System treats the waste water generated from washing off fairway mowers, green mowers, utility equipment, etc. Here’s how it works: The High Flow adjustable nozzles allow the operators to get ...


    By ESD Waste2Water, Inc.

  • DESMI Lifts Green Ship Business Case

    Maritime pumping solution manufacturer DESMI’s energy-optimisation approach generates positive cashflow for shipowners struggling to comply with new regulations. New rules call for fresh approach It’s hardly news that the shipping industry is mobilising to meet the demands of wave after wave of new environmental regulations. From the IMO’s ballast water management ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Worker`s hand injected with fluid during machine maintenance at Calhoun, Georgia, rubber mat manufacturer

    A 42-year-old maintenance technician had his left hand injected with fluid from a leaking hydraulic line on a press as he performed maintenance on the machine at Apache Mills Inc. The incident caused the employee's hospitalization and required a surgical shunt to drain fluid and reduce swelling. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigated ...

  • Aerial lift collapses, worker plummets at railcar facility

    A 55-year-old carman fell more than 12 feet to the ground after his aerial lift collapsed. The worker had been standing on an elevated platform to install a canopy on a railcar, but the platform could not support his weight. Following an inspection, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety ...

  • Nov Equipment Updated After Over 40 Years Of Reliable Service

    Mono macerating and pumping equipment provided by NOV, that has operated for over 40 years, has been replaced with new equipment from the same company at a waste water treatment plant in North Yorkshire. Mono Munchpump™ packaged systems have been supplied to replace the original equipment, which had provided outstanding service at the Langthwaite WWT plant. “The original ...

  • Eaton Expands MR2 Motorized Remote Racking System with Auxiliary Compartment Feature to Enhance Arc Flash Protection and Workplace Safety

    Power management company Eaton today announced an updated motorized and remotely operated racking system designed to enhance safety for operators of medium voltage metal-clad switchgear. By providing a means to remotely insert or remove drawout circuit breakers and auxiliary drawers used in ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton drives efficiency with Hybrid Lift Truck Technology test drive

    Power management company Eaton is moving lift truck technology to the leading edge with its new hydraulic hybrid solution. Engineers from the world’s leading lift truck manufacturers recently visited one of Eaton’s facilities in Germany to get a first-hand feel of this more efficient technology installed in a machine demonstrator. “The Eaton hydraulic hybrid power system means ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton Team in Shenandoah, Iowa, Develops Safer, More Efficient Machine Lockout Device

    Power management company Eaton announced today that employees at the company’s Shenandoah, Iowa, commercial vehicle transmission plant have invented a new electrical lockout device that minimizes safety risks during machine maintenance and significantly improves efficiency of the lockout procedure. Eaton’s Vehicle Group is in the process of installing the newly developed Bus Plug ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Combined device for multifunctional services

    Meccanica Cremonini SNC has been working  in the sector of motor pump sets and generator sets for years and it is one of the first companies in Italian and European markets.  Thanks to innovation, flexibility and collaborative staff Meccanica Cremonini has carried out a new product for the emergency sector, they have designed a combined machine which can be used for protecting and ...


    By MECCANICA CREMONINI s.n.c.

  • DRAGFLOW for the first time at WEFTEC

    For the first time ever DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions, will be present at WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference. WEFTEC, scheduled from September 27 - October 1 2014 at ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

  • Kansas project takes home pair of awards for 2nd consecutive year

    Dodge City’s two water reclamation facilities, operated and maintained by CH2M HILL, recently received Plant of the Year Honors from the Kansas Water Environment Association. It is the second year in a row that the two plants were recognized in their respective categories. The KWEA Plant Award is based on criteria such as staffing, safety, laboratory, process evaluation and control, Kansas ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Toledo mayor lifts water ban in northwest Ohio

     A water ban that had hundreds of thousands of people in Ohio and Michigan scrambling for drinking water has been lifted, Toledo's mayor announced Monday. Mayor D. Michael Collins called the drinking water safe and lifted the ban at a Monday morning news conference. ...


    By Associated Press

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